Category Archives: Writing Tips & Tricks

Writing With Statistics and Numbers

Today’s guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, Andrew Dlugan, discusses how to add meaningful context when you write about numbers and statistics.  Numbers and statistics without context can confuse and even distress the average reader.  I’ve spent most of my professional life writing about statistics, trying to present important public health information in a […]
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Creating Your Own Writing Retreats

Ellen Goldstein, guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, has some great suggestions for how to create your own writing retreat.  Her focus is poetry writing, but her advice applies to writers of all genres.  Ellen’s suggestions range from setting a schedule to going on field trips.  She also offers links to writing that can […]
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Make the Most of Your Freelance Business With These Tips

Guest blogger Meryl K. Evans at the Writer’s Resource Center has great tips for maximizing your freelance writing business.  No matter how many websites and blogs you’ve read that offer business tips, there’s always someone with a slightly different perspective that needs to be read.  Meryl’s post needs to be read because she offers some […]
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Learn How You Can Get Paid for Blogging

Hana Kim, guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, provides great advice for anyone interested in getting paid for blogging. Her advice can apply to writing in general since she touches getting used to rejection and calculating appropriate rates; however, her own experience in getting paid to blog is particularly noteworthy. Her take-home messsage: “Blog […]
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Learn to Critique and Become a Better Writer in the Process

Today at the Writer’s Resource Center, Kat Shann offers a compelling argument for why writers should learn to become good critics. Kat notes that, “Most writers love to receive critique of their work. Few are keen on giving it.” Yet, writers have a lot to gain by critiquing the work of their fellow writers. Kat […]
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Writing White Papers

The high caliber of guest blogging at the Writer’s Resource Center continues with Yuwanda Black‘s post on “White Papers: The Niche Where 20 Pages Can Net You $20,000–Really!” Yumanda’s post defines white papers and gives some great insights on why writing white papers can be lucrative. It comes down to: the business field (which is […]
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The Authentic Voice: Using slang and accent in your writing

Happy Monday morning and welcome to another blurb on the guest bloggers for the Writer’s Resource. Today’s guest blogger–Todd Eastman–provides some great advice for using slang and accent in fiction. Here’s a taste: “Many writers find dialogue to be one of the most difficult aspects of writing fiction. Trying to include regional accents and speech […]
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Finish that novel!

Or short story or whatever creative project you seem to always be working on but never completing. Take David Jace’s advice and be the god you know you are. In his guest entry at the Writer’s Resource Center, Jace admonishes us that “Writers Must Be Gods.” As gods, we can decide whether our characters live […]
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